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Wonder Inc. Wellness Therapy

Relationships can be hard. 

They don’t have to be painful.

Did having a baby not feel like you thought it would? Are you sick of picking the wrong partner? Are you frustrated  with the partner you picked? Maybe you’ve started to notice you’re acting like your mom or dad and fighting dirty with the people you love, like you promised yourself you never would. If  your adult life doesn’t feel like you wanted or expected it to, contact me now. Let’s get to work finding your joy.

Work with Me

If you’re still reading, you are likely looking for whatever it takes to feel better as soon as possible.

When clients first come to see me, they are  overwhelmed by the difference in how they thought their adult life would be and how they feel it is actually going.

They might have everything they thought they ever wanted; the job, the kids, the spouse, the house, but they still don’t feel good. They have it all, except the clarity and confidence they thought they would by now.

For my clients, protective behaviors leftover from when they were young have gotten in the way of the life they want.

Before my clients came to see me, they were scared to admit out loud that their lives weren’t working. They couldn’t see any reason why they shouldn’t have it all figured out.

Even if my clients could acknowledge something bad had happened to them at some point in their life, they were ashamed to admit it was still affecting them. 

My clients are successful people. They look great on paper (or Instagram). But all humans have some struggle. 

Admitting we’re human can be really scary.

Like my clients, you deserve to feel good about who you are and the choices you make in life. It is safe to come here and face old hurts so you can spend time healing them. No matter how recent, or long ago the pain happened. 

A rich life with  fulfilling relationships is not out of reach. Healing wounds, old or fresh, is possible and will propel you to live a life without suffering and even full of joy.

The mission of Wonder Inc. is to foster hope and facilitate change for one’s mind, body, spirit and community. I do that through providing a safe place to tell your story and learn to embrace your life. You’ve worked hard to get here. Aren’t you ready to start feeling good about it?

If you think it’s time to take care of yourself so you can discover the deep joy in the life you’ve built, I’m here to help you do that. Call or contact me now.

Relationships can be hard. But they don’t have to hurt.


A trauma therapy practice named Wonder?

Yes!  Aren’t you curious about why you’re feeling anxious, or having the same fight with your partner or feeling so bad even though your life looks so good?

I am.

Curiosity is at the center of this clinical practice because it is the first step for change.

My clients have struggled just like you. Despite being intelligent, driven people with lives that look good on the outside, the way they feel on the inside doesn’t match.

Instead of band-aiding a symptom or trying to rid a person of elements of who they are, we get curious about why things happen in their life. Then we work together to make changes that help them feel better.

You deserve to feel good too. As we work together we’ll get to watch you grow in all the best ways. That resilience is certainly awe-inspiring.

Curiosity and Awe: The Soul of Wonder Inc. Wellness



1. a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable.


1. desire or to be curious to know something.

Who should visit Wonder Inc.?

  • New moms struggling with their new role
  • Adult survivors of childhood
  • Couples seeking smoother seas
  • Survivors of domestic and sexual violence
  • Parents juggling work/ home & not keeping the balls in the air

About Cristie

Dr. Cristie Ritz-King, PsyD

Have you ever felt  overwhelmed by the life roles you’ve grown into even if they are all you ever dreamed of?

I am passionate about working with people who feel stuck in a place where their life feels hard. People who aren’t the parent they want to be. People who feel like they are failing at relationships and their confidence in who they are and what they’re meant to be is tanking.

Our work together is all about finding the wounds that have you feeling like garbage at work and home. We identify where and when the pain came from. Then we work to heal.

The healing is where the magic happens. 

I’ve spent the better part of  20 years learning, living, and discovering the tools to get from feeling scared, frustrated, lonely (or all of the above) to a place where you feel secure in your value, clear in your purpose and confident in your choices. All of this helps  to start loving the life that you are working so hard to build.

So, who am I? Why should you trust me? These are excellent questions and frankly, ones you should be able to answer before working with anyone.

Who am I?

I am a mom. I say that first because even though it didn’t happen until I was old enough to already think I knew who I was, becoming a mother completely rearranged my identity. It forced me to examine a whole bunch of stuff I either thought I already handled or would have rather ignored.

<Hello, limiting beliefs, maladaptive relational patterns, recognition that I’m more like my mom than I realized, and a slight identity crisis.>

There is no mirror that reflects our deepest selves quite like the one facing us when we become parents.

Let’s just say,  I know at thing or two about facing old wounds, adapting expectations and handling change.


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